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Emporium [One-Act Version] by Bob Tucker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play, single set - the interior of a small and very odd store. (An expanded version of Bob Tucker's original ten minute Emporium.)
SynopsisA few minutes in the day of a very peculiar shop...excuse me, I mean Emporium. Befuddled employees and confused customers combine with disdainful management to provide a unique shopping experience.
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The End of the Pier by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Three generations - target ages, 20, early 40s and early 60s. (Whilst this is intended to be played 'to age', it might be within the compass of the older echelons of a youth theatre group.)
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act drama. Single set (enough to suggest the location).
SynopsisAn exploration of the relationships and struggles of three generations of women. Cynthia has experienced a betrayal that changes her life dramatically and her daughter Mandy is determined to stay strong and pull her family back together. Billie, Mandy's daughter, is preparing to leave for university but has a secret to reveal before she goes.
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Get to Dance by Frank Gibbons
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 8. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. The characters are 7 female youth actor-dancers (playing ages 14-16) and one 1 adult female actor (playing age aroung 50)
Run TimeAround 60 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act play for a youth-theatre company.
SynopsisA window in to the lives of the members of a dance academy and their 'welcome' for new member Georgina, an overweight teenager who has decided to try dancing as a last resort in her determination to overcome her weight problem. This one act play deals with bullying in all of its forms with humour, music, dance and pathos as Georgina's journey progresses to its uplifting conclusion. Along the way her stoic strength of character enables her to peel away repressed emotions in others and helps them to come to terms with their own difficulties.
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The Golf War Widows by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleSingle set (a bar), modern realism, analysis of character, behaviour and relationships
SynopsisThree women meet behind the scenes at a corporate Golf Tournament. Theresa is a wife who has built her own business in response to her husband's obsession with work and her own fading looks. Dotty has brought up a family despite the disinterest of her husband and Rachel... became a crime-fighter.
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The Good Old Days? by Liz Dobson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Care Home manager can be m or f.
Run TimeAround 31 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act play with a single, Care Home lounge, setting.
SynopsisBased on actual events, we see care home resident Ada relate her personal history to the rather flippant young cub reporter Claire, who at first is there on sufferance. As Ada's tragic story enfolds, Claire becomes increasingly interested and empathetic, and realises that her naïve impression of the old days belies the inherent prejudices which existed to shape and ruin people's lives.
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Grace - A Monologue by Frank Flynn
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 30 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. Single domestic set (which can be implied rather than fully built). Written in Canadian English.
SynopsisGrace is sorting through the detritus of her life, and holds a rambling conversation with the audience about the people and places she has known. We finally come round with her to the realisation that her husband has died and she is packing up the house ready to sell.
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Hope - A Monologue by Frank Flynn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 1. Minimum total without doubling = 1. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 20 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act monologue. Single outdoor set (which can be implied rather than fully built). Written in Canadian English.
SynopsisYoung mother Hope waits in the park for a meeting that will change her life. She tries to comfort her tiny baby, though she has no new clothes, nor food for her. A very emotive piece.
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A Human Write by Amy Sutton
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  Production by Ury Players won the 2018 Aberdeen SCDA district youth competition and the Kincardine district trophy.
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 5. Minimum total without doubling = 11. Chorus. The writer is written male, though need not be. His thoughts - the chorus - are genderless.
Run TimeAround 25 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA fascinating one act drama that uses mime and rhyme to take us into the mind of a struggling writer. Contains one mild swearword.
SynopsisThe writer is grappling not only with his writing but also with his personal life as he desperately attempts to strike up a relationship with Janis, a beautiful girl he sees on a bus.
Well paced and gathering speed, the play uses the chorus to reveal the writer's thoughts - sometimes cogent, sometimes chaotic - come to life as the surreal become real.
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The Importance Of Being Belinda by John Garforth
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 37 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA one act comedy with a single (garden) setting. Adult themes and strong language abound!
SynopsisThe feminist Sapphire Theatre Collective is in final rehearsal for Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest’. Wilde’s script has been revised and updated to cater for an all female cast and political correctness by Belinda. The opening is in doubt as Belinda has been arrested for gross indecency on stage during a previous performance, but the show must go on!
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In the Bag by Frances Bartram
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 5. No chorus. Whilst there is nominally one male role, this is an offstage voice with little to say, and could as well be recorded.
Run TimeAround 35 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleOne-act comedy play, single set - the back room of a charity shop (and, as you might expect, the props are largely charity shop bric-a-brac)
SynopsisMaureen and Mary are volunteers in a charity shop and every day is much like the one before. But today, when they're going through new donations, they find some money. A lot of money. Just as they're deciding what to do with it, two new volunteers arrive. What to do?
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